Muslim Leader Continues Outreach

May 18, 2002

Source: St. Petersburg Times

On May 18, 2002, the St. Petersburgh Times featured an article on Imam E. Abdulmalik Mohammed of Washington, DC who has travelled throughout the country since September 11 "to intensify his message of peace, tolerance and patriotism and to rectify the image of his faith...An American-born Muslim, Mohammed... is the spokesman for Imam W. Deen Mohammed, head of the 3-million-member Muslim American Society, a predominantly African-American organization... Mohammed says... 'the face of Islam is that it is a religion of humanity and peace, a religion that sees human beings as one family. And it's our mission to build the bonds of trust between us and all other well-meaning people'... Mohammed has brought his message of reconciliation to St. Petersburg [FL]... at the invitation of the Muslim American Society Consortium of Tampa Bay Inc."